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Pele, Maradona join applause for ‘humanity’s heroes’

RIO DE JANEIRO (BSS/XINHUA) – Pele, Maradona and Ronaldo were among 50 global football icons to pay tribute to workers striving to combat the coronavirus pandemic in a video posted by FIFA on Saturday. The video, which lasts almost one-and-a-half minutes, shows the past and present stars applauding “humanity’s heroes” from their respective homes. “Across the globe, staff and volunteers ... Read More »

Billionaires’ existential threats to humanity?

By Anis Chowdhury SYDNEY, Dec 17 2019 (IPS) – The social utility of billionaires’ existence has come under increased scrutiny, especially during the Democratic Party primaries for the 2020 US Presidential election. Leading newspapers, such as The New York Times, published opinion pieces arguing to abolish billionaires and reflecting on why billionaires engage in illegal insider trading. Read More »

Burning Amazon Rainforest: Crime Against Humanity – C40 Chair

Paris, France (23 August 2019) — Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Cities, issued the following statement today: “The lungs of our shared planet are on fire. The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important common goods of humanity, and it is being burnt because of the irresponsible behaviour of a small number of international politicians ... Read More »

ICC for judicial backing to probe crimes against Rohingyas

Dhaka, July 4 – The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday requested its Judges to authorise an investigation into alleged crimes like deportation, other inhumane acts and persecution committed against Rohingyas from Myanmar. As Myanmar is not a State Party to the Rome Statute, but Bangladesh is, it is important to keep in mind that the authorisation ... Read More »